Maynard “Matt” Schnell, ITT Telecom Manager at Nebraska Public Power District. I have worked in the Telecom industry for 39 years in management, engineering, and field operations/maintenance. I am currently Chairman of UTC. I am past chair of the UTC Technical Division and past chair of UTC Region 6. I am past chair of the Nebraska School Board Association. I am married (wife Deb) and have one daughter (Amanda). I served in the U.S. Navy aboard nuclear submarines for 6 years. I hold a bachelor’s degree in business and master’s degree in administration from Doane College. I received the Connie Durcsak Award and the Meehan Award from UTC in 2016.